Rain tree or Samanea saman (Albizia saman) are species in Fabaceae, grow as large trees, tall, umbrella canopies and are very wide, flowering and bearing fruit, roots absorb a lot of water, popular as a shade and scattered throughout the tropics.
- A. saman grows 30-40 m, stem diameter is 4.5 m and tree crowns can be 40-60 m wide.
- Tree trunks are sometimes bent, narrowed or bulging. The bark is grayish brown and smooth when young, but tanned, very rough and peeling when old.
Available in a 200mm pot.